image for Country Park item typeHolmebrook Valley Country Park

Country Park, free entry

The Lake at Holmebrook Valley Park

The Lake at Holmebrook Valley Park


Chesterfield Tourist Information Centre

01246 345777


Water Meadow Lane,
S41 8XP


A large country park on the outskirts of Chesterfield with a beautiful lake, which is home to ducks, swans, coots and Canadian geese.

There are play areas for children, cycle paths and footpaths through and around the park popular with dog walkers and cyclists, linking with the other cycle routes around Chesterfield.

You will find picnic tables at the Linacre road car park and also at the lake and football pitches.

The northern end of the park is elevated and offers spectacular views over Chesterfield to Hardwick Hall and Bolsover Castle and on towards Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire.

The park offers a peaceful haven with the opportunity to see wild flowers and birdlife.

Pay a visit to the Cafe where you will find homemade food served Tuesday to Sunday

Picnic site

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs accepted

Open all the time


Free entry



See location of Holmebrook Valley Country Park on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SK 356732  Lat: 53.25461 Long: -1.46784

From North/South
Leave M1 at junction 29 and follow A617 to Chesterfield (approx 4 miles). At roundabout select middle lane and take 3rd exit. At next roundabout select right lane and take 2nd exit. Keep to right hand lane and go straight on through traffic lights and round 'Crooked Spire' Church. Select right hand lane. At traffic lights go straight on. Keep to right hand lane as approach large roundabout with car park in middle. Follow signs to Sheffield round the roundabout. At mini roundabout take 1st exit (B6051, Newbold Road). Go straight on at all mini roundabouts (The Highfield, Highfield Lane and the Nag's Head). At traffic lights select right lane and go straight on. Follow road for approx ½ mile and turn left into Water Meadow Lane. Follow road to end and turn into Holmebrook Valley Park car park.

From East
Take A617 to M1 motorway junction, then follow route from North/South.

From West
Take A619 to Chesterfield. Pass Brookfield Community School on left and, at traffic lights, turn left onto Storrs Road. Follow road to end and, at mini roundabout take 1st exit. Take first right turn (Slack Lane). At roundabout take 2nd exit (B6150). At next roundabout take 2nd exit (B6150). At traffic lights select left lane and turn left. Follow road for approx ½ mile and turn left into Water Meadow Lane (B6051). Follow road to end and turn into Holmebrook Valley Park car park.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from Chesterfield station


  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
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